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Sri Aurobindo Quotes: The fly that touches honey cannot use it's wings; so too the soul that clings to spiritual sweetness ruins it's freedom and hinders contemplation.
         

The fly that touches honey cannot use it's wings; so too the soul that clings to spiritual sweetness ruins it's freedom and hinders contemplation.


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This page presents the quote "The fly that touches honey cannot use it's wings; so too the soul that clings to spiritual sweetness ruins it's freedom and hinders contemplation.". Author of this quote is Sri Aurobindo. This quote is about soul, contemplation, spiritual, use, freedom, ruins, honey, sweetness, wings,.